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Maternal anthropometry is calculated [message #18800] Mon, 24 February 2020 14:48
joegrange is currently offline  joegrange
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Hi all,

In the recode manual, the maternal anthropometry variable V440 is described as "Height for Age standard deviations from the reference median".

I poked around but failed to find details about this reference median. Where does the value come from? Does it vary by country? I guess a reference standard deviation is also needed to produce the z scores of V440.

Any help greatly appreciated,
Joe

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